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May 21, 2012 3:00pm PDT
. it is amazing that the only people that ever have any bad pictures is inside the united states. >> steven, i'm about to make bethtroutman nauseated. >> wow. >> that is a nearly 2,000-foot drop. it's nearly 6,000 feet long. and they claim it gets to 160 kilometers per hour. that's roughly about 100 miles per hour. >> i would totally do this. of course, you have to go to nepal to do it, but that's all kinds of options. >> i was first sitting like this, [ bleep >> he would do like i would do. like the first few seconds i'd close my eyes then open them, like, okay, i haven't hit the ground yet. >> he said first 15 seconds. that's 15 seconds of terror. that feeling, that stomach tanking where your stomach ends up in your throat feeling? >> not your best. >> i told that you it would make me nauseated. i got sweaty. >> get her a napkin, somebody? >> tomorrow on "right this minute," last week we showed you the video of the swan versus the skier. >> i didn't see anything. it all happened so quickly. >> an update next time on "right this minute." >>> these guys are armed and dangerous with chalk. chal
KICU
May 19, 2012 11:30pm PDT
is deeply in the 14m amendment of the united states constitution and equal protection of all people." inside san francisco 's lgbt community center michelle wright expressed her statement. >> i think that is marriage equality is something that people are talking about on a national level and they are going to talk about it in their homes. >> reporter: this stance comes two weeks after president obama spoke out in favor of same-sex marriage, but still stating it's up to the states to decide marriage laws. we also tried to get a hold of someone from yes on 8 and were unable to reach anyone tonight. the naacp spokesman i contacted today said there will be a press release on monday about this decision. >>> at 10:30 honoring the pioneering politician harvey milk. while the state is ready to pay tribute to the openly gay elected politician, see why not seven embracing the idea. >>> san josi police are investigating the discovery of a man's body in the guadalupe river. volunteers doing clean-up discovers the remains between west santa clara and julian streets this morning. officials say the man ap
KICU
May 10, 2012 3:30pm PDT
you're also a veteran. >> i am, i served seven years in the united states army, i was a blackhawk helicopter pilot. i was wounded in afghanistan in 2004. i have been involved in non-profit since that time. >> what's your goal with the campaign overall? >> our goal is to bring the civilian-military divide. it's about understanding. we're see as leaders and assets, not as burdens or problems. >> got your six, military phrasing has to do with the six on a watch face, right? >> yes, in front of you is always your 12:00 and 6:00 is behind you. >> tell me about getting all of these celebrities involved. >> the only nos have been scheduling conflicts. your six. >> gave got your six. >> you're just a few minutes away from the end of the show, and spending a lot of time on our it with me right now, rightthisminute.com. now back to the show. >>> remember this video? >> what is happening to me? >> or how about this one? >> what does it mean? >> see how these viral ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley
KICU
May 6, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. >> the united states government is going to be trying very, very hard to put on a hearing that is as close to a criminal hearing as possible. >> reporter: the five terror suspects did not enter pleas to the charges against them at this weekend's hearing. instead they took off their head set translators and refused to cooperate. grandcola says he won't be attending that meeting either. >>> a drone attack has killed a top al-qaida leader who helped plan the attack on the u.s.s. cole. alkuso was on the fbi's most wanted list. today's strike was overseen by the fbi. >>> dianne feinstein is warning the u.s. tonight that the taliban is growing stronger in afghanistan. >> the taliban has a shadow system of governors in many provinces. they've gone up north, to the east. attacks are up, the number of people attacking have killed over 500 of our people. >> just last week the taliban claimed responsible for an attack in kabul that killed eight people. the attackers wore burka's to hide their weapons. michigan congressman adds that negotiating with the taliban may be working against u.s. efforts to c
KICU
May 27, 2012 11:30pm PDT
denouncing syrian president gathered outside the white house to call on the united states to interteen to try to stop the mood shed in syria. the white house issued a statement today saying the killings are further evidence of an illegitimate syrian government. >>> in other news of the world tonight, nato says it is investigating afghan plans that a coalition aircraft killed eight members of a province. last night's air strike killed six children and their mother and father. a spokesperson says there was fighting in the area. earlier this month the afghan president warned that civilian casualties caused by nato air strikes could undermine the strategic agreement he just signed with the u.s. >>> in nepal protesters and police clashed outside the main government building as members of the constituent assembly made a last ditch effort to write a new constitution. lawmakers failed to meet a midnight deadline so the prime minister has called for new elections in december. the four main parties could not resolve controversy over whether ethnicity should be considered to states. >>> the pop singer
KICU
May 28, 2012 7:00pm PDT
spent memorial day remembering loved ones lost. >> richard james sr. united states army. >> it was the remembrance of relatives, friends, and comrades that we shared with and they're not here to enjoy. >> they remembered their son 19- year-old joshua corral who was killed last november. >> and our lives, each one of us were doing things to try to remember and honor him. >> reporter: many people said that they're not only honoring the dead today but also thinking of those still serving on this memorial day. live in lafay yes -- lafayette ktvu channel 2 news. >> people also came together for a memorial day tradition, the annual parade took over the downtown area this morning. handful of veterans walked along the roof and people shed their support with cheers that american flag. organizers say money raised will go to the new valley volunteer firefighters association. >> with liberty and justice for all. >> at the san francisco national cemetery, estimated 2500 people attended the largest memorial day evened. vietnam veteran suzanne was there along with his four children and
KICU
May 3, 2012 3:00pm PDT
as a part of an in-depth series with neo-nazis in the united states and abroad, i went along on one of these patrols with j.t. ready. >> we have assault weapons, grenades, a lot of equipment. we are prepared to use deadly force. >> let's say that does happen, are you trying to detain them? >> we'll kill them. we will kill the narco-terrorists. >> he's referring to drug cartel members. i did ask him if he were to come across illegal immigrants, he wasn't planning to kill them, he was going to detain them and return them. on j.t. ready's facebook page after his death, somebody operating it reports a cartel association squad murdered him and his friends this afternoon in gilbert, arizona. but all the reports that we're getting is that j.t. is in fact the suspected gunman. >>> some meteamera just as it touched down in new ross, indiana. i have to say i think that they have chosen the right field. >> oh, my god. >> oh, my god! >> keep going, keep going. >> the great thing about this video is the soundtrack. >> they are enthusiastic, to say the least. >> you've got to get down. >> it's fo
KICU
May 3, 2012 7:00pm PDT
.s. forrest fire. al queda magazine has called for western muslims to engage in attacks against the united states including setting forrest fires. it gives details instructions on how to build a bomb in the forrest and it suggests montana as a target. >>> the coverage is getting a first look at documents during the raid of osama bin laden during the compound in pakistan, some of the papers online were posted. bin laden wanted to launch more attacks on the u.s. but he was struggling with al queda's finances. one letter bin laden's al queda assassinate president obama and he said vice president joe biden became president, it would send the u.s. into a crisis. >>> unusual stand out is playing out suburban california neighborhood, that's where a mother bear and two cubs is taking up residents in a tree and sheriff's deputies say they're showing no signs of leaving. the tree was first spotted about 7:30 this morning. he kwonned off the street and waited it out until the bears decided to leave on their own. >>> new game plan is in place from moving to the south bay, consumer editor explains how
KICU
May 23, 2012 7:00pm PDT
day securing the area. >> obviously, hosting the president of the united states and responsible for his safe city ty so it's not only a great privilege it's also an honor. there has been a lot of preplanning that has gone into this event. >> a few restaurants near there were forced to close early. redwood city police hope social networks will help keep people up to date of the event. the police chief says it has a social media team that can can get the word out on twitter or facebook. go to ktvu.com for updates. we'll have more coverage for you tonight at 10:00 news. >>> republican majority leader is also in the bay area tonight. he is attending not far from the president. he is at a fund raising at at home of a billionaire. sticks for this event run from a thousands that are to more than $35,000. >>> the daughter of cuba's president received a standing vision at san francisco hospital. in cuba she is known for her vow scowl support of gay rights. she's in san francisco for a trance pose yum on transgender health. she says everybody has a responsibility share a message of unity
KICU
May 25, 2012 7:00pm PDT
skyscraper in the western united states. >>> if you think those are the only road closures this weekend, boy, think again. ahead in 11 minutes a live update on the weekend-long bridge closure getting started hours from nowism the festivities -- from now. >>> the festivities have already begun for the anniversary of the span [ band playing ] >> there was music and fan fare this morning as the officials opened a new visitor's center. they compared building the bridge in the depression to the current battle over high speed rail. >> don't shrink because you have a few little budget cuts or a few little taxes, you know, suck it in. [ laughter ] we got to build, we got to do it right, and this bridge, i think, it really expresses that sense. >> on sunday, a day-long party winds up with the fireworks show on the bridge. the span is going to be chosed for one hour sunday night starting at 9:00. the officials are urging people, who want to take part in the celebration, to walk, bike, or take mass transit. at ktvu.com we posted a special golden gate bridge for you. photos of the bridge over the years
KICU
Apr 30, 2012 11:30pm PDT
-old nursing student shot to death. she left nigeria where she practiced law to come to the united states looking for a better life. she leaves mind a husband and four children. >> my youngest one is constantly asking for mom. she wants mom. she wants mommy. you know, i told her mommy is with god. and she says she wants to go to god and be with mommy. >> reporter: andy says he's not thinking about what should happen to the accused killer, that he is still grieving. >>> the oakland police department could be headed for a federal take over in the not to distant future. an independent monitor reported today the reforms ordered by a federal court nearly 10 years ago still have not been fully implemented. monitor robert warshaw criticized the response to last year's protest. >>> san francisco's largest union staged add noisy rally inside city hall to try to build support for its ongoing negotiations. members of the service employees international union local 1021 voice their opposition to the city's demand. they say the city wants them to take furlough days and pay more for their health care.
KICU
May 1, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. >>> the bay area certainly isn't alone. cities all across the united states saw may day protests today and some of them were violent. in seattle dozens of people wearing masks and dressed in black smashed the windows at a niketown store. and they didn't stop there. the group also damaged several other stores and the federal courthouse. police ended up arresting at least eight people there. in los angeles, a splinter group broke off from a larger mark to block streets leading to los angeles international airport. at least people ended up being arrested. in another incident, a los angeles police officer was injured when she was hited in head with a skateboard. in manhattan on wall street it was back to where the occupy movement all began. protesters marched outside the bank of america offices chanting about foreclosures. occupy activists said they wanted to bring businesses to a halt today but it appears the spring rain thinned out the crowds. >> we can see the light of a new day on the horizon. >> president obama signs a turning point -- signal as turning point in afghanistan -- signals
KICU
May 3, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. >> he was asking for a tax on the united states on president obama, general david pa -- he said don't worry about vice president biden. >> osama bin laden apparently wanted biden to take over the presidential post. saying he was not prepared. >>> republicans announced plans to campaign against -- >>> the second largers worker union in san francisco -- 93% of them voted in favor of the year. this ends years of wage concessions and provide for a 3% salary hike. there are also modest increases for health care costs. union leaders had recommended approval. >>> hundreds of military veterans and spouses showed up today for a hire our heros event in oakland. the special recruiting fair was held at the odotc organize coliseum. it was open to any veteran no matter when or where they served and their spouses. about 30 vendors were on hand along with schools. >> what i'm getting here is good advice about applying. >>> for more information, visit our website ktvu.com and click on web links. >>> a 14-year-old boy admits he shot and killed his friend at a park and even more disturbing, why he sai
KICU
May 7, 2012 11:30pm PDT
to destroy a united states bound airliner. the terrorist group planned to use the upgraded bomb possibly around the one year anniversary of the death of bin laden. this less than three years after a man failed to detonate a bomb in his underwear on christmas. thehe would be bomber had not yet picked a target or bought a ticket. the device didn't have metal meaning it could have passed through the detector. >> intended to be on an american plane, american bound plane, it never made it on. there was never a danger of it going off in a plane and americans at risk. >> reporter: the defense secretary and former cia chief warned of potential threats by al-qaeda and other groups. >> what this incident makes clear is that this country has to continue to remain aware against those that would seek to attack this country. >> reporter: a white house spokesperson said that the president was told about the plot in april and was assured it posed no threat. a government source said that aside from the device there is a second threat stream out of the middle east. in washington cathryn harris. channel
KICU
May 12, 2012 11:30pm PDT
last year's tour de france. once a sport that was all but ignored in the united states , cycling dented the mainstream radar in 1986. seven straight wins by lance armstrong helped inspire a new generation of american athletes >> for americans to become aware, it had to be somebody on the podium. now we see promise for the future, and that gets people's interest. there is a strong generation that's getting toward the ends of their careers that have helped pave the way for these guys. >> reporter: there's more on the tour of california than the obvious increase of cycling's popularity in the united states. the event is also an economic boost to the cities where it stops. >> it's a great investment for the city. to get out there, and to know that you have some very strong community leaders that are willing to put up money to donate funds to come up with the funds we need to get folks from around the world that are going to be racing, it's a no-brainer. >> reporter: the only thing that's plagued the tour recently has been weather. and that doesn't appear to be a concern on the eve of this y
KICU
May 21, 2012 11:30pm PDT
united states and alleyed forces out by the end of 2014. >> we can start rebuilding america and making some of the massive investments we have made in afghanistan here back home. >> the one -- getting out and the other hand he isn't cutting and running. i think it's not a lot of room for the republicans to come at him. >> reporter: it's still early to put much stock in polls showing the president and romney nearly tied. polls also show no real change in the president's support since he endorsed same sex marriage. >> this isn't the big issue right now. it's the economy. that's what they care about. >> reporter: the president will be back in the bay area wednesday and thursday this week to tap the california atm machine to finance his campaign. in berkeley, rita williams. >> and we have more details now on the president's bay area visit on wednesday the president is expected to attend a fundraising dinner, tickets said to be $35,000 per person. later that same evening he is scheduled to attend a rally in redwood, tickets there at a thousand dollars, and on thursday a round table in pa
KICU
May 9, 2012 7:00pm PDT
of the united states is the main educator of the voters today. he is saying that he is for unnatural same-sex marriage. >> some people disagree with the statement and feel it is not about politics but doing what is right. >> his message is the most powerful message anyone can deliver that is not a political issue. it is a constitutional issue. it is about constitutional rights. people in either party can support that. >> i guess we will find out in november which way people decide if this is a good decision or bad decision by the president. >>> lieutenant governor gavin newsom says the change of heart of the president chose courage at the start of what is to be a bruising campaign. >> two weeks ago, if he told me he would do this to the -- before the election, i never would have imagined it. last week on meet the press, and the vice president came out, i thought he will not have a choice but to clarify his position. that did not mean i thought it would be this kind of clarity. >>> they also noted that the political situation has changed sense california issued licenses to same-sex c
KICU
May 13, 2012 1:30am PDT
in this economy with over 3-million students graduating in the united states being prepared is just one step students can do to get noticed by companies employment specialist jill klees says it won't be easy -- but a career is possible. ">>>sure there's competition, there's lots of people looking for jobs but there's opportunity there. so if you position yourself properly and market yourself properly, then you're going to get a job." during the workshop --- klees reinforced practical job search strategies to be successful in today's changing economy. there are many preconceived notions about islam and muslims, but is it all true? students attended an event on campus focused on the stereotyping of islam and muslims. the s-j spirit group hosted the islam and muslims: myths vs. truth event at the student union on tuesday to address the issue. the event was lead by professor of arabic and middle eastern studies awad awad. ">>>the biggest misconception they have is again it depends who you ask in what area. some of the questions that i get are as ignorant as do muslims worship the moon god whic
KICU
May 8, 2012 11:30pm PDT
in the united states. we're going to reveal which bay area schools made the top 100. >>> a bay area soldier killed at war. >> it's that smile that would get you. >> how the father of two will be remembered. >>> in eight mi ♪ ♪ pop goes the world ♪ it goes something like this ♪ everybody here is a friend of mine ♪ ♪ everybody, tell me, have you heard? ♪ ♪ pop goes the world ♪ pop goes the world [ female announcer ] pop in a whole new kind of clean with new tide pods... a powerful three-in-one detergent that cleans, brightens, and fights stains. pop in. stand out. droid does. and does it launch apps by voice while learning your voice ? launch cab4me. droid does. keep left at the fork. does it do turn-by-turn navigation ? droid does. with verizon, america's largest 4glte network and motorola, whatever you want to do... droid does. >> a wildfire burning in acton is burning tonight. at least one structure has been destroyed. several homes were threatened at one point but fire officials say those homes are no longer in any danger. no word yet on a cause. >>> a soldier from alame
KICU
May 9, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. >> rock 'n roll music in the united states is dying. >>> also tonight we meet a man with a singular approach to his daily commute to work. that and more as "rock center" gets under way. >>> good evening, and welcome to "rock center." as you know the news has been full of concussion stories lately. many of them involving head injuries to nfl players, though in truth no one is ever fully surprised to learn that helmet-to-helmet contact between two men at high speed can result in a head injury. our first story is different, however. it's about girl's soccer, and after you see this you will realize parental responsibility for these athletes is not limited to driving to practice and games and being the snack family every few weeks. girl's sommer players are second only to football players in the number of reported concussions. there are reasons for it, and we are just learning a lot more about this. hear now what kate snow has found out about this purr substitute that everyone needs to remember is every bit a contact sport. >> good job, casey. way to go. >> in the su
KICU
May 9, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. that the president of the united states now says yes to all families. >> those celebrating tonight say if the president's stance on same-sex marriage can change, it gives them hope that others will change their views as well. >> marriage laws vary from state to state. we put together a map for you tonight. take a look. a total of 30 states seen here in red, those that are right there have outright bans on same-sex marriages. typically, they restrict a marriage to one man and one woman. take a look what happens when i change the map a bit. same sex couples have full marriage rights in six states and the district of columbia. those are the states colored here in green. washington and maryland also allow same-sex marriage, but those are on hold with referendums. 12 states allow for civil partnerships. all of these fall short of allowing same sex marriages. our coverage continues at ktvu.com. you will find more video of president obama's historic words today, as well as reaction from others. >>> we have developing news tonight in east oakland where a manhunt is underway right now. details
KICU
May 14, 2012 11:30pm PDT
of the united states with a halo over his head certainly doesn't do anything to disabuse that notion. >> reporter: as for magazine sales, it remains to be seen how this issue of newsweek will do. here at telours the owner told us he ordered 200 more copies to meet the demand. >>> you can join the conversation on our facebook wall at ktvu.com on facebook. president obama addresses gays and lesbians directly. his comments about last week's marriage announcement. >>> and it's going to be cold out there tonight. it already is in some places. there's patchy fog showing up along the coast. 48 in napa, that's cool for this time of year. so as the kids go off to school and you go off to work, 7:00, 8:00 in the morning you're going to have temperatures like 48 degrees in concord, so it's cool. jackets as you go for your tuesday. we're going to see clouds and fog along the coast. we have fog out there right now. half-moon bay you have fog, pacifica. fills in like this. by lunchtime it goes away like this. and temperatures start to warm, we're going to see plenty of 70s and 80s tomorrow. and we
KICU
May 16, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. >> my father believes or my mother believes if i wanted to be president of the united states, i could be. my mother believes if my mother or sister wanted to be a millionaire, they could be a millionaire. my mother and father dreamed as much as any rich guy dreams. >>> the antioch city planning commission approved changing the name of a downtown street. that might not sound like such a big deal, but for antioch, it is. ken wayne is there today, and says the city has big aspirations. >> reporter: frank, tourism, and antioch are two words you don't often here in the same sentence. a simple street name change will lure people to discover the hidden gem, it's waterfront. the sun slipped behind the horizon at antioch's marina this evening. >> there's a lot of people, even in this area, that don't realize there's a river here. >> reporter: tonight, the antioch planning commission voted unanimously to recommend a name change. l street would become marina parkway. the change would take place just before caltrans installs new freeway signs on the highway 4 widening project, and potentially let tr
KICU
May 28, 2012 11:30pm PDT
soaked the holiday plans of many in the south eastern united states. arlington florida overnight down power lines crackled sparking a fire. over 1,700 people were without power at one point. >>> utility lines causing more problems. soggy conditions washed out plans for a day at the beach or bar-b-que. so far there are no reports of any injuries or major damage. >>> a girl from the sacramento area was badly injured using a rope swing to jump into the river. rope swinging is illegal, but that law did not impress a lot of people. >> reporter: a desire to experience what it's like to be tarzan seemed to fuel people on the river. until the fun turns painful. >> it could be very painful, the water levels are so low right now. >> reporter: it's also illegal. according to city code it's against the law to place any rope, wire or other on a tree, shrub, building or structure owned by the building. every evening, sacramento police cut down hundreds of rope swings, often times they are back up the next day. >>> marine police say they are also fighting to the áf keep rivergoers to jump off the b
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